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Universities and colleges -- Tennessee.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 348 Collections and/or Records:

American Association of University Professors University of Tennessee Chapter Records

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0194
Abstract

This collection houses correspondence, reports, brochures, and minutes documenting the University of Tennessee chapter of the American Association of University Professors. Most of the material dates from 1954 to 1959.

Dates: 1954-1959; 1991

An act to change the name of East Tennessee University

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0110
Abstract

This act, formally approved on March 11, 1879, changed the name of East Tennessee University to The University of Tennessee.

Dates: 1879 March 11

Angus E. Orr Certificate

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0222
Abstract

The University of Tennessee's School of Natural History and Geology awarded this certificate of proficiency with distinction to Angus E. Orr on June 8, 1887.

Dates: 1887 June 8

Angus Orr Medal and Report Card

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0334
Abstract

This collection houses an 1885 report card for Angus E. Orr and an 1887 Medal of the Editor of the Chi Delta Literary Society.

Dates: 1885-1887

Arthur Seymour Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0485
Abstract

This collection houses a scrapbook compiled by Arthur Seymour documenting his time at the University of Tennessee. It contains a wide variety of materials, including newspaper articles relating to his fraternity, invitations to fraternity dances, notices of marriages, and other articles about the University.

Dates: 1938-1940

Arthur Seymour Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0483
Abstract

This collection houses two scrapbooks compiled by Arthur G. Seymour documenting his time at the University of Tennessee. They include articles and mementos from University events, Kappa Sigma membership, and the many activities and honors of Seymour himself.

Dates: 1933-1939; 2002

Barbara Blount Research

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0602
Abstract

This collection houses Neal O'Steen's research into Barbara Blount, including articles from the Tennessee Alumnus and handwritten notes.

Dates: 1792-1973

Bet Fryer Collection of University Memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0051
Abstract

This collection is composed primarily of memorabilia documenting Bet Fryer's time at the University of Tennessee, including newspaper clippings, programs, brochures, certificates, trophies, and a cap.

Dates: 1941-1998 (Bulk 1941-1948)

Bill Clinton Letter

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0513
Abstract

In this letter, President Bill Clinton congratulates the University of Tennessee on its two-hundredth anniversary. He writes that education at such colleges as Tennessee is the key to our future and expresses his best wishes for a memorable celebration.

Dates: 1994 March 25

Black Students’ Union Orientation Handbook

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0594
Abstract

This collection houses an orientation handbook for black students issued by the Black Students' Union in 1969. It includes an introduction to the Black Students’ Union, statements from the organization's President, information about academics and social life, and photos of People to Know, including admissions counselors, faculty, and athletes.

Dates: 1969

Blount College Tuition Receipt

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0201
Abstract

This collection houses a receipt showing that William Clay paid Blount College eight dollars of tuition for his son, Clement Clay, on May 6, 1805. This document has the distinction of being the oldest known item in the University of Tennessee Archives.

Dates: 1805 May 6

Board of Trustees Annual Meeting Photograph

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0315
Abstract

This collection houses a photograph showing the University of Tennessee's Board of Trustees Meeting on September 18, 1953.

Dates: 1953 September 18

Board of Trustees Records

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0393
Abstract

This collection houses meeting records, legal documents, news clippings, press releases, and other materials documenting the University of Tennessee's Board of Trustees between 1969 and 1994.

Dates: 1969-1994 June 23

Board of Trustees Records

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0539
Abstract

This collection houses meeting agendas and minutes, committee reports, budget documents, and academic program recommendations created by the University of Tennessee's Board of Trustees from 1993 to 1994.

Dates: 1993-1994

Board of Trustees Special Meeting Agenda and Exhibits

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0694
Abstract

This collection houses an agenda and exhibits documenting the University of Tennessee Board of Trustees Special Meeting that took place on November 10, 1961.

Dates: 1960-1961

Botany Department Guestbooks

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0145
Abstract

This collection consists of two guestbooks documenting the Department of Botany at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville between 1942 and 1995. They include the signatures and addresses of visitors to the department as well as the dates of the visit.

Dates: 1942-1995

Botany Department Images of the Smoky Mountains

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0502
Abstract

The bulk of these photographs were taken by H. Jennison and Stanley A. Cain and depict aspects of the Great Smoky Mountains. Jennison's photographs are generally small images showing plants, while Cain's are larger and depict plants, flowers, and landscapes. The collection also includes portraits of faculty and negatives of photographs that two graduate students used while preparing their theses.

Dates: 1931-1946

Botany Department Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0070
Abstract

These nine scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings, photographs, and other materials documenting the University of Tennessee's Department of Botany, including Botany Club activities.

Dates: 1946-1971

Building Dedication Records

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0608
Abstract

This collection houses planning information and schedules documenting building dedications and ceremonies on the University of Tennessee campus.

Dates: 2001-2002

Bursar and Registrar Business Records

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0250
Abstract

This collection houses approximately 16,500 bills, orders, receipts, and contracts documenting the University of Tennessee between 1893 and 1912. Among the subjects represented are the University Boarding Club (1897-1900), Knoxville College (1897-1898), and the Library (1893-1910). Also included are contracts made between the University and various fraternities for boarding in the fraternity houses.

Dates: 1893-1912